English

Detailed Synonyms for separate in English

separate:

separate adj

  1. separate
  2. separate
  3. separate
  4. separate
  5. separate
  6. separate
  7. separate
  8. separate
    – standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything 1
    separate; freestanding
    – standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything 1
  9. separate
    – have the connection undone; having become separate 1
    separate; disjoined
    – have the connection undone; having become separate 1
  10. separate
    – separated according to race, sex, class, or religion 1
    separate
    – separated according to race, sex, class, or religion 1
    • separate adj
      • separate but equal1
      • girls and boys in separate classes1
  11. separate
    – independent; not united or joint 1
    separate
    – independent; not united or joint 1
    • separate adj
      • a problem consisting of two separate issues1
      • they went their separate ways1
      • formed a separate church1

to separate verb (separates, separated, separating)

  1. to separate
    to separate; to differentiate; to tear off
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
    • differentiate verb (differentiates, differentiated, differentiating)
    • tear off verb (tears off, tore off, tearing off)
    to split
    – separate into parts or portions 1
    • split verb (splits, split, splitting)
  2. to separate
    to separate; to break up; to go separate ways; to part
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
    • break up verb (breaks up, broke up, breaking up)
    • go separate ways verb (goes separate ways, went separate ways, going separate ways)
    • part verb (parts, parted, parting)
    to split up
    – discontinue an association or relation; go different ways 1
    • split up verb (splits up, split up, splitting up)
      • My friend and I split up1
  3. to separate
    to dissociate from; to separate; to isolate; to place apart
    • dissociate from verb (dissociates from, dissociated from, dissociating from)
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
    • isolate verb (isolates, isolated, isolating)
    • place apart verb (places apart, placed apart, placing apart)
  4. to separate
    to divide; to divorce; to separate; to cleave; to sever; to part; to crack
    • divide verb (divides, divided, dividing)
    • divorce verb (divorces, divorced, divorcing)
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
    • cleave verb (cleaves, cleft, cleaving)
    • sever verb (severs, severed, severing)
    • part verb (parts, parted, parting)
    • crack verb (cracks, cracked, cracking)
    to split
    – discontinue an association or relation; go different ways 1
    • split verb (splits, split, splitting)
  5. to separate
    to separate
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
  6. to separate
    to seclude; to separate; to set apart
    • seclude verb (secludes, secluded, secluding)
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
    • set apart verb (sets apart, set apart, setting apart)
  7. to separate
    to split; to divide; to fritter away; cut up in pieces; to separate; to cut up
  8. to separate
    – separate into parts or portions 1
    to split up; to separate
    – separate into parts or portions 1
    • split up verb (splits up, split up, splitting up)
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
    to itemize; to itemise
    – specify individually 1
    • itemize verb, American (itemizes, itemized, itemizing)
    • itemise verb, British
  9. to separate
    – separate into parts or portions 1
    to divide; to separate; to split; to split up; carve up; dissever
    – separate into parts or portions 1
    • divide verb (divides, divided, dividing)
      • divide the cake into three equal parts1
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
    • split verb (splits, split, splitting)
    • split up verb (splits up, split up, splitting up)
    • carve up verb
    • dissever verb
  10. to separate
    – divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork 1
    to branch; to separate; fork; ramify; furcate
    – divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork 1
  11. to separate
    – become separated into pieces or fragments 1
    to separate; to break; to split up; to fall apart; come apart
    – become separated into pieces or fragments 1
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
    • break verb (breaks, broke, breaking)
      • The figurine broke1
    • split up verb (splits up, split up, splitting up)
    • fall apart verb (falls apart, fell apart, falling apart)
    • come apart verb
  12. to separate
    – mark as different 1
    to distinguish; to separate; to tell; to differentiate; severalize; secernate; tell apart; severalise; secern
    – mark as different 1
  13. to separate
    – arrange or order by classes or categories 1
    to separate; to class; to sort; to classify; to sort out; to assort
    – arrange or order by classes or categories 1
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
    • class verb (classs, classed, classing)
    • sort verb (sorts, sorted, sorting)
    • classify verb (classifies, classified, classifying)
      • How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?1
    • sort out verb (sorts out, sorted out, sorting out)
    • assort verb (assorts, assorted, assorting)
  14. to separate
    – divide into components or constituents 1
    to separate
    – divide into components or constituents 1
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
  15. to separate
    – force, take, or pull apart 1
    to divide; to separate; to part; disunite
    – force, take, or pull apart 1
    • divide verb (divides, divided, dividing)
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
      • He separated the fighting children1
    • part verb (parts, parted, parting)
      • Moses parted the Red Sea1
    • disunite verb
  16. to separate
    – come apart 1
    to divide; to separate; to part
    – come apart 1
    • divide verb (divides, divided, dividing)
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
      • The two pieces that we had glued separated1
    • part verb (parts, parted, parting)
  17. to separate
    – go one's own way; move apart 1
    to separate; to part; to split
    – go one's own way; move apart 1
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
      • The friends separated after the party1
    • part verb (parts, parted, parting)
      • The friends separated after the party1
    • split verb (splits, split, splitting)
  18. to separate
    – make a division or separation 1
    to divide; to separate
    – make a division or separation 1
    • divide verb (divides, divided, dividing)
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
  19. to separate
    – discontinue an association or relation; go different ways 1
    to separate; to part; to break; to split; to break up; to split up
    – discontinue an association or relation; go different ways 1
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
      • The couple separated after 25 years of marriage1
    • part verb (parts, parted, parting)
      • The business partners broke over a tax question1
    • break verb (breaks, broke, breaking)
      • The business partners broke over a tax question1
    • split verb (splits, split, splitting)
    • break up verb (breaks up, broke up, breaking up)
    • split up verb (splits up, split up, splitting up)
      • My friend and I split up1
  20. to separate
    – treat differently on the basis of sex or race 1
    to separate; to discriminate; to single out
    – treat differently on the basis of sex or race 1
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
    • discriminate verb (discriminates, discriminated, discriminating)
    • single out verb (singles out, singled out, singling out)
  21. to separate
    – act as a barrier between; stand between 1
    to divide; to separate
    – act as a barrier between; stand between 1
    • divide verb (divides, divided, dividing)
      • The mountain range divides the two countries1
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)

Conjugations for separate:

present
  1. separate
  2. separate
  3. separates
  4. separate
  5. separate
  6. separate
simple past
  1. separated
  2. separated
  3. separated
  4. separated
  5. separated
  6. separated
present perfect
  1. have separated
  2. have separated
  3. has separated
  4. have separated
  5. have separated
  6. have separated
past continuous
  1. was separating
  2. were separating
  3. was separating
  4. were separating
  5. were separating
  6. were separating
future
  1. shall separate
  2. will separate
  3. will separate
  4. shall separate
  5. will separate
  6. will separate
continuous present
  1. am separating
  2. are separating
  3. is separating
  4. are separating
  5. are separating
  6. are separating
subjunctive
  1. be separated
  2. be separated
  3. be separated
  4. be separated
  5. be separated
  6. be separated
diverse
  1. separate!
  2. let's separate!
  3. separated
  4. separating
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

separate [the ~] noun

  1. the separate
    – a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments 1
    the separate
    – a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments 1
  2. the separate
    – a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication 1
    the separate; the reprint; the offprint
    – a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication 1

Translation Matrix for separate:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
aside aside; digression; divagation; excursus; parenthesis
branch arm; bough; bough of a tree; branch; branch element; branch of a tree; branch of industry; branch office; brigade; chain store; conditional branch; department; detachment; division; economic sector; leg; limb; line of business; multiple shop; multiple store; occupational group; offset; offshoot; offspring; outgrowth; progeny; ramification; scion; section; sector of industry; shoot; side-branch; spray; sprig; stick; sub-office; subdivision; twig; ward
break breach; break; break of serve; breakage; breaking; breakout; disruption; escape; escaping; falling out; fault; faulting; flight; fracture; gaolbreak; gap; geological fault; getting away; good luck; happy chance; intermission; interruption; interval; jailbreak; lunch; lunch break; lunch hour; lunch time; open frame; pause; playtime; prison-breaking; prisonbreak; recess; respite; rest-break; rift; rupture; severance; shift; suspension; time out
class category; class; classification; course; course of instruction; course of study; division; family; form; genre; grade; group; kind; lecture; lesson; lesson hour; object class; position; school year; social class; social group; social position; socio-economic class; sort; stratum; style; type; year
crack bang; boom; chap; cleft; crack; crack cocaine; cracking; cranny; crash; crevice; crunching; detonation; explosion; fissure; flaw; fling; fracture; gap; go; kink; offer; pass; pop; quip; sally; scissure; shot; snap; tornado; whirl; wisecrack
differentiate differentiate; distinguishing
distinctive distinctive
divide divide; water parting; watershed
divorce division; divorce; divorcement; partition; segregation; separation
exclusive exclusive; scoop
exquisite exquisite
fork bifurcation; branching; crossroads; crossways; crotch; division; fork; fork of a road; forking; ramification; road junction; splitting; subdivision; three forked road
offprint offprint; reprint; separate offprint; overprint
part board; character; component; component part; constituent; contribution; control part; division; element; elementary component; function; fundamental ingredient; ingredient; office; parliamentary party; part; parting; percentage; persona; piece; portion; principle ingredient; region; role; section; segment; share; small part; theatrical role; voice
particular detail; item; particular; particular proposition; peculiarity; specific
personal personal
pick choice; cream; filling; mattock; option; pick; pickax; pickaxe; picking; plectron; plectrum; selection; weft; woof
private buck private; common soldier; private
reprint offprint; reprint; separate new edition; reissue; reprint; reprinting
separate offprint; reprint; separate
sole fillet of sole; lemon dab; lemon sole; sole
solo solo; solo part; solo songs
sort category; class; form; genre; kind; sort; sorting; style; type; variety
special special; special issue
split cleft; fissure; gap; groove; notch; rent; rip; schism; slot; snag; split; split up; stock split; tear; trench
split up split; split up; stock split
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
assort assort; class; classify; separate; sort; sort out affiliate; arrange; associate; assort; consort; group; select; shunt; sift; sort out
branch branch; fork; furcate; ramify; separate branch; branch off; fork off; ramify
break break; break up; come apart; fall apart; part; separate; split; split up bankrupt; become defective; better; breach; break; break away; break dance; break down; break in; break into pieces; break off; break out; break to pieces; break up; break-dance; bump; burst; bust; cave in; check; collapse; conk out; crack; damp; dampen; dawn; demote; destroy; develop; die; discontinue; erupt; fail; fall apart; fall in; fall to pieces; founder; fracture; get around; get out; give; give out; give way; go; go against; go bad; infract; infringe; intentionally destroy; intermit; interrupt; kick downstairs; knock to pieces; misbehave; offend; pause; recrudesce; refract; relegate; ruin; shatter; smash; smash into pieces; smash to pieces; smash up; snap; snap off; soften; stop; throw in; transgress; violate; weaken; wear; wear out; wreck
break up break; break up; go separate ways; part; separate; split; split up abolish; adjourn; break; break apart; break down; break up; calve; collapse; convert; crack; crack up; crash; crock up; crumble; cut off; decompose; demolish; depart; destroy; dig; disassemble; disband; disintegrate; dismantle; dispel; disperse; disrupt; dissipate; dissolve; disunite; divide; drag down; fall apart; fall to bits; fall to pieces; fragment; fragmentise; fragmentize; get down; go; go away; interrupt; leave; pick; plough; plough up; pull down; recess; reform; resolve; scatter; sever; shut down; take apart; take down; tear down; tear loose; wreck
carve up carve up; dissever; divide; separate; split; split up
class assort; class; classify; separate; sort; sort out class; classify; group; order; rank
classify assort; class; classify; separate; sort; sort out card-index; class; classify; group; order; rank; relegate; systematise; systematize
cleave cleave; crack; divide; divorce; part; separate; sever; split adhere; chop; chop into small pieces; chop up; cleave; cling; cohere; crack; cut; hew through; rive; split; split open; stick
come apart break; come apart; fall apart; separate; split up
crack cleave; crack; divide; divorce; part; separate; sever; split bang; boom; break; break house; break open; break through; break up; burst; check; chop; chop into small pieces; chop up; cleave; collapse; crack; crack up; crackle; crock up; decode; force open; pop; shatter; snap; split; split open; tear open
cut up cut up; cut up in pieces; divide; fritter away; separate; split carve; compartmentalise; compartmentalize; cut into pieces; cut to waste; cut up; hack; mangle; mutilate; shred; snip; spoil in cutting
cut up in pieces cut up; cut up in pieces; divide; fritter away; separate; split
detach come away; come off; detach
differentiate differentiate; distinguish; secern; secernate; separate; severalise; severalize; split; tear off; tell; tell apart differentiate; discern; discriminate; distinguish; mark; modify; nuance; specialise; specialize; speciate
discriminate discriminate; separate; single out be disadvantuous; cause disadvantage; differentiate; discern; discriminate; distinguish; know apart; nuance
dissever carve up; dissever; divide; separate; split; split up
dissociate from dissociate from; isolate; place apart; separate
distinguish differentiate; distinguish; secern; secernate; separate; severalise; severalize; tell; tell apart describe; differentiate; discern; discover; discriminate; distinguish; identify; keep apart; key; key out; make out; mark; name; nuance; pick out; recognise; recognize; signalise; signalize; spot; tell apart
disunite disunite; divide; part; separate break up; disassociate; disjoint; disrupt; dissociate; disunite; divide; divorce
divide carve up; cleave; crack; cut up; cut up in pieces; dissever; disunite; divide; divorce; fritter away; part; separate; sever; split; split up break up; disrupt; disunite; divide; fraction; lot; parcel out
divorce cleave; crack; divide; divorce; part; separate; sever; split disassociate; disjoint; dissociate; disunite; divorce; split up
fall apart break; come apart; fall apart; separate; split up break; break up; bust; collapse; crumble; decay; disintegrate; fall apart; fall into decay; fall to bits; fall to pieces; go to pieces; go to ruin; wear; wear out
fork branch; fork; furcate; ramify; separate fork; hang up; pin up; pitchfork; prick
fritter away cut up; cut up in pieces; divide; fritter away; separate; split dissipate; fool; fool away; fritter; fritter away; frivol away; shoot
furcate branch; fork; furcate; ramify; separate
go separate ways break up; go separate ways; part; separate; split up
isolate dissociate from; isolate; place apart; separate insulate; isolate; keep apart; make cold-resistant; seal; sequester; sequestrate; set apart
itemise itemise; itemize; separate; split up enumerate; itemise; itemize; recite
itemize itemise; itemize; separate; split up enumerate; itemise; itemize; recite
part break; break up; cleave; crack; disunite; divide; divorce; go separate ways; part; separate; sever; split; split up depart; part; set forth; set off; set out; start; start out; take off
pick beak; blame; break up; choose; clean; cull; find fault; foot; gather; gnaw; harvest; munch; nibble; nybble; peck; pick; pick out; piece; pluck; plunk; prefer; reap; select; single out; sort out
place apart dissociate from; isolate; place apart; separate place apart; put apart
ramify branch; fork; furcate; ramify; separate branch; complexify; ramify
reprint reissue; reprint
secern differentiate; distinguish; secern; secernate; separate; severalise; severalize; tell; tell apart
secernate differentiate; distinguish; secern; secernate; separate; severalise; severalize; tell; tell apart
seclude seclude; separate; set apart seclude; sequester; sequestrate; withdraw
separate assort; branch; break; break up; carve up; class; classify; cleave; come apart; crack; cut up; cut up in pieces; differentiate; discriminate; dissever; dissociate from; distinguish; disunite; divide; divorce; fall apart; fork; fritter away; furcate; go separate ways; isolate; itemise; itemize; part; place apart; ramify; secern; secernate; seclude; separate; set apart; sever; severalise; severalize; single out; sort; sort out; split; split up; tear off; tell; tell apart
set apart seclude; separate; set apart assign; isolate; keep apart; sequester; sequestrate; set apart; specify
sever cleave; crack; divide; divorce; part; separate; sever; split adjourn; break down; break up; discerp; lop; sever
severalise differentiate; distinguish; secern; secernate; separate; severalise; severalize; tell; tell apart severalise; severalize
severalize differentiate; distinguish; secern; secernate; separate; severalise; severalize; tell; tell apart severalise; severalize
single out discriminate; separate; single out choose; pick; pick out; prefer; select; single out; sort out
sole resole; sole
solo solo
sort assort; class; classify; separate; sort; sort out screen; screen out; sieve; sort
sort out assort; class; classify; separate; sort; sort out arrange; assort; choose; correct; discipline; group; pick; pick out; prefer; select; shunt; sift; single out; sort out
split break; break up

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Alternate Synonyms for "separate":


Antonyms for "separate":


Related Definitions for "separate":

  1. standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything1
    • a house with a separate garage1
  2. have the connection undone; having become separate1
  3. separated according to race, sex, class, or religion1
    • separate but equal1
    • girls and boys in separate classes1
  4. independent; not united or joint1
    • a problem consisting of two separate issues1
    • they went their separate ways1
    • formed a separate church1
  5. a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments1
  6. a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication1
  7. divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork1
  8. become separated into pieces or fragments1
  9. mark as different1
  10. arrange or order by classes or categories1
  11. divide into components or constituents1
  12. force, take, or pull apart1
    • He separated the fighting children1
  13. come apart1
    • The two pieces that we had glued separated1
  14. go one's own way; move apart1
    • The friends separated after the party1
  15. make a division or separation1
  16. discontinue an association or relation; go different ways1
    • The couple separated after 25 years of marriage1
  17. separate into parts or portions1
  18. treat differently on the basis of sex or race1
  19. act as a barrier between; stand between1

Related Synonyms for separate



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